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  • 15 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The New South Wales’ Shoalhaven City Council has continued works to create a pilot channel along the northern alignment of Lake Conjola, as identified in the Lake Conjola Interim Entrance Management Policy. “This continued work follows on from works just prior to Christmas, where a preparatory channel was established to meet any emergency scenarios that […]

  • 11 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Wollongong City Council will soon begin work on dredging and cleaning up the two ponds in the Wollongong Botanic Garden. Council’s Curator Botanic Garden Paul Tracey said: “Council will conduct the works to improve the water quality by removing silt and creating a deeper pond. This will decrease the likelihood of algal blooms in the […]

  • 26 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Alton City Council has given preliminary approval to Parrott Pointe Marine, Inc. to solicit bids for the Alton Marina dredging scheme, according to Alton Daily News. The cleanup plan for the marina, operated by Parrot Pointe and located at MM 202, just north of the Melvin Price Lock and Dam, includes removal of accumulated […]

  • 31 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Redland City Council has just announced that they will be opening a community conversation with residents about how it maintains and repairs revetment walls in residential canals. It follows a council decision to temporarily end the special charges levied on canal and lake-front homeowners while it develops a new strategy and also to refund unspent […]

  • 9 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The New Zealand’s Dunedin City Council (DCC) is closely monitoring coastal erosion in front of Kettle Park. Recent high seas have washed away sand along about 200m of Ocean Beach, by Kettle Park. This has exposed rubble in front of the dune which was placed in 2007 as part of protection measures for the dune […]

  • 29 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dean E. Corgey was unanimously reappointed Port Commissioner of the Port of Houston Authority yesterday by Houston City Council. Mayor Annise D. Parker cited Corgey’s broad experience and how it qualifies him to be a member of the Port Commission. “Not only does he bring a labor perspective to the commission, but he also brings an […]

  • 10 September 2012

    The City Council voted last week to award the Martinez Marina dredging project to the California Dredging Company. According to, California Dredging Company agreed to dredge 22,505 cubic yards for $250,000, more than the engineer’s estimate of 19,700. The four areas slated for dredging include the entrance, the main fairway, the end of the […]

  • 10 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    A coastal protection scheme from Sáilín to Silverstrand will be shovel-ready by the end of this year, announced Connacht Tribune. Galway City Council has appointed RPS Consulting Engineers to draw up technical documents for the €7 m project, which will allow it advance to tender stage. A spokesperson for the Council said that a source […]

  • 12 June 2020

    Redland City Council, QLD, is inviting community members to provide input into Phase 6 of its Coastal Hazard Adaptation Strategy. A city-wide strategy for the protection of the city’s coastline, including islands and inland rivers and creeks; the project will assess the vulnerability of infrastructure, assets and property to coastal hazards, and recommend actions to […]

  • 5 December 2012

    The Tawas City Council has discussed the possibilities of the Tawas River dredging program, according to During the Council’s meeting on Monday, the Tawas River dredging efforts received support from the adjacent Harborside Condos, stated Kaye Chartier, the Tawas City resident and representative of this organization. There is no grant funding at this time […]

  • 6 April 2011

    As a safe and popular anchorage, Smokehouse Bay is one of the best for boaters; but for larger vessels, getting there is more than…   By CHERYL FERRARA (marconews) [mappress] Source: marconews, April 6, 2011    

  • 19 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The South Haven City Council this week voted to hire a couple of firms to help it prepare the paperwork needed to undertake some dredging projects next spring. Assistant City Manager Paul Vandenbosch stated that the dredging work will be needed to make it easier for boats to pass through certain local waterways. He says […]

  • 4 November 2011

    One of Long Beach’s worst rated waterways continues to receive good news after a Tuesday City Council vote. The council approved another par… By Jonathan Van Dyke (gazettes) [mappress] Source: gazettes, November 4, 2011;

  • 1 June 2011

    Navigation between Swansea Channel and Black Neds Bay is set to become easier. BY MARK CONNORS (newcastlestar) [mappress] Source: newcastlestar, June 1, 2011    

  • 25 April 2011

    Petoskey City Council gave the go-ahead Monday for the city to work with contractors this spring on marina repairs and dredging,… Ryan Bentley (petoskeynews) [mappress] Source: petoskeynews, April 25, 2011     Sri Lanka Deputy Minister of Ports and Transport Rohitha Abeygunawardana said that he is ready to debate at the beginning of the…

  • 15 April 2011

    The canal dredging plan that is more than 10 years and $1 million in the making is, for now, dead in the water. By Robert Napper (tampabay) [mappress] Source: tampabay, April 15, 2011  

  • 13 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Frankston City Council sent letters last week to every member of the Victorian Legislative Council, asking them to block the State Government’s bill for a long-term lease of the Port of Melbourne in a show of support for the environment and Melbourne’s outer south east. Mayor Sandra Mayer said that the Council understands that […]

  • 9 July 2013

    The partially submerged and rusting Waipa Delta pontoon has been successfully removed in a joint operation by Waikato Regional Council and Hamilton City Council. The pontoon erected on the Waikato River near Memorial Park, just north of Victoria Bridge, was used by the Waipa Delta river tour operation for 24 years from 1985. But there […]

  • 20 June 2011

    Redland City Council will not take on the job of dredging waters at Toondah Harbour, Victoria Point, or Coochiemudlo Island. BY JUDITH KERR (baysidebulletin) [mappress] Source: baysidebulletin, June 20, 2011

  • 14 June 2011

    City Council has endorsed a bid by Essar Shipping Ports & Logistics Limited (ESPLL) for federal funding for a port in the Sault Port.   By Carol Martin (sootoday) [mappress] Source: sootoday, June 14, 2011

  • 5 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging works will be underway at the Kananook Creek entrance from Monday, November 10, until Thursday, November 20, 2014, according to Frankston City Council. Dredging works will be carried out by a vessel-based sub-dredge with submersible electric slurry pump. Dredged material will be deposited for beach renourishment at the adjacent Frankston beach. Some areas around the […]

  • 19 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Shellharbour City Mayor and former Lake Illawarra Estuary Committee Chair, Cr Marianne Saliba, has welcomed a $15,000 contribution towards funding a Lake Illawarra dredging study to improve boating access, Shellharbour City Council reported today.  The money is from the ‘Rescuing our Waterways’ program, with Shellharbour City Council providing matching funding to allow for $30,000 in […]

  • 29 November 2012

    The Oconto City Council has approved the first steps toward dredging the harbor next year, reports The council on November 20 approved a contract with Foth, a Green Bay engineering firm, for designing and permitting, specifications and bidding and for permitting the disposal of dredged material on a 20-acre site on Van Hecke Avenue. […]

  • 19 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Decatur City Council members approved a $30 million financing package earlier this week for the continued improvement of the local water supply, a “green” bond issue that will potentially position the City as a trailblazing Illinois community. Council members voted unanimously in favor of the issuance for the continued funding of Lake Decatur dredging, a […]

  • 13 August 2012

    The Ocean City Council on Thursday unanimously approved borrowing $617,500 to pay for the city’s upcoming beach replenishment project. “The current conditions out there would tell the Army Corps that the project will extend to somewhere in the 14th to 17th street areas only,” City business administrator Mike Dattilo said. According to, this project […]

  • 7 October 2011

    Likely launching the harbor’s first significant dredging since its inception, the Newport Beach City Council is planning to approve an … By Mike Reicher (dailypilot) [mappress] Source: dailypilot, October 7, 2011;